Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) has reportedly taken steps to broker a deal between the White House and Julian Assange, in which the WikiLeaks founder would turn over materials that he claims exonerates Russia from hacking Democratic officials in exchange for a pardon or some form of clemency.
The U.S. government’s decision to ban Kaspersky Lab security software prompted both criticism and praise from the security industry, ignited a flurry of concern from consumers over their own Kaspersky purchases and drew a sharp rebuke from the Kremlin. The directive weighed on an already strained relationship with Moscow, including allegations that Russia interfered in…
Acting on concerns that Russian company Kaspersky Lab has connections to cyberespionage activities, the U.S. government has banned the use of Kaspersky Lab security software, according to a binding order released Wednesday by Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Elaine Duke. The order gives federal agencies three months to inventory and remove the software.…
The U.S. Attorney General and the Director of National Intelligence penned a letter to the Congressional majority and minority leadership urging them to permanently reauthorize Title VII of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), which is set to expire at the end of this year.
The awards for 20 cybersecurity projects, including next-generation attack-resilient electricity distribution systems and malware operational mitigation are to improve reliability and strength of the electric grid and oil and gas infrastructure
Twenty-two localities in Virginia have roughly two months to replace their election technology after the state’s board of elections decertified all Direct Recording Electronic (DRE) voting devices over hacking concerns.
A European hacker association on Thursday warned that software being used to tabulate and transmit vote totals in Germany’s upcoming September parliamentary elections contains major vulnerabilities that could threaten the integrity of the outcome.